If a company takes a permissively licensed open source application and then develops a closed source application from that by reworking extensive parts of the application, adding new features and ...
My company is looking to develop and release an open source software project along with a proprietary enhanced version, similar to pre-4.0 VirtualBox. What is the best way to maintain the two code ...
Would it be ethical to create an open source alternative to the software you've been hired to create?
Say you were hired to create education software that will be sold to students of a particular academic institution. You are the only developer working on this project and have written all of the code. ...
Are there any notable examples of business disasters directly attrutible to open-source software? [closed]
In "enterprise" environments, I've observed a strong prejudice towards proprietary software. Even in large business that use Java, it is unusual to find MySQL or PostgreSQL, and WebSphere and WebLogic ...
I recently worked for a (UK) medium sized company on an in-house IDE plugin tool. I thought it looked generally useful, but probably needed a different direction to be relevant for people with my ...